Published date: 27 April 2018

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 29 March 2022

Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

  • Recreational, cultural and sporting services - 92000000

  • Other community, social and personal services - 98000000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

£2,500,000 to £4,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

27 April 2018

Closing date

29 March 2022

Contract start date

30 March 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Opportunities for the provision of Short Breaks in Herefordshire: 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2022

The Council is committed to maximising choice for local families, and through our Short Breaks DPS like approved list, is interested in welcoming providers who can deliver daytime activities or overnight Short Breaks provision in the County for children with a range of conditions and disabilities.
Tender documents and further information may be found on the council's e tender portal site at
Herefordshire council continue to operate the approved provider list for such services (which runs until 31st March 2022) and one which remains continually open to new applicants throughout the term of the contract. As such all suitably qualified providers are invited to apply to join the list at any time, existing providers on the list do not need to reapply unless they wish to offer additional services to their original application.

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Mark Cage


Council Offices
Plough Lane
United Kingdom


+44 1432383605


Closing: 29 March 2022